A Local Hero

Jotti and Deepi Leihl are two young women from Richmond who have been extremely active in raising awareness about accessibility for those with mobility restrictions.

They have met with various organizations in Richmond in an effort to resolve the issues that they have with accessibility in the City of Richmond.

The two sisters have been working in an effort to improve accessibility for those with mobility difficulties. They are also working hard to change attitudes in the City of Richmond. They have learned to advocate for better transportation services for those with limited mobility, and they have had great success at doing this.

Deepi and Jotti have been nominated for an Ethel Tibbits Women of Distinction Award. This is an award that recognizes women in Richmond who are active in the community and working to make a difference.


130-8040 Garden City Rd.
Richmond, BC, V6Y 2N9

Tel: (604) 775-0891
Fax: (604) 775-0999